University of Pennsylvania
Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Scholarships at Penn
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Through partnerships with the School District of Philadelphia, nonprofit organizations, and generous donations from private donors, the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship, M.S.Ed. program is proud to announce the availability of three new substantial scholarships for the incoming cohort of 2019.
School District of Philadelphia’s Teacher Residency Program
The School District of Philadelphia’s (SDP) Teacher Residency Program prepares educators in science, math, or special education fields to become certified Pennsylvania teachers through the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program at Penn GSE. This residency program offers teacher residents a salary of $38,611, plus benefits, and guarantees each resident a teaching position after successful completion of the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program.
Eligible candidates must have a recent passing Praxis score in either a math, science, or English language arts content area and be admitted to the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program. Applications to the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program must be submitted by April 15, 2019, to be considered for the SDP Teacher Residency Program.
Humanities Teaching Fellowship
The Penn GSE Humanities Teaching Fellowship is intended to support the preparation of teachers in high school English and/or history who are interested in teaching in schools that support students through student-centered approaches and use innovative tools for learning. The Humanities Teaching Fellows will be awarded a scholarship of $32,000. Eligible candidates must apply for admission to the UTAP M.S.Ed., Secondary Grades 7-12, English or Social Studies, by April 15, 2019; following an offer of admission the applicant must schedule an interview to be considered for the Fellowship.
Weiss Woodrow Wilson
The Weiss Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need Pennsylvania secondary schools. This Fellowship opportunity is open to students in Penn GSE’s Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program. Fellowship applications are due March 15, 2019. Read more about the Weiss Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship at Penn GSE.
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